Things to do

Leisure Activities


More than 200 identified species make this area a bird-watchers paradise. Fishing is also popular with guests as the Mooi river is accessible from our property. Many fine fly-fishing dams are nearby, as well as hiking, golf and hot-air ballooning.

Cultural Sites


 The area has an abundance of cultural sites which guests can explore such as the Nelson Mandela capture site, Anglo Boer War Battlefields and Kamberg cave paintings which are located a short drive from our self-catering

Arts & Crafts


For those who love arts and crafts the Midlands Meander is the ideal route to explore. Here you can find everything from leather goods to handmade soaps, cheeses and wine. 

Eating Out


There are a number of restaurants within close vicinity of Manwood Lodge, offering food and fare which cater to a wide range of tastes and budgets. There are also some wonderful cafés close by for those coffee lovers. 

Horse Riding


There are numerous places in the area where guests can enjoy horse-riding. Thanks to the outstanding scenery, this is the perfect place to see by horseback. 

Wildlife Safaris


ESSA (The Wildlife & Environment Society of South Africa) in the Umgeni Valley is a must! Home to giraffe, zebra and a variety of antelope as well as over 270 bird species. 

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